Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Internet of Things in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Internet of Things over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Internet of Things (IoT, Internet of Everything)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 876 891 1127
Rank change year-on-year +15 +236 +136
Permanent jobs citing Internet of Things 331 342 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.075%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.44% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 255 282 95
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -15.25%
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,375 £36,100
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% +10.53% -

Internet of Things is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 77448 77681 91957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.99% 40.85% 41.93%
Number of salaries quoted 58388 63777 73655
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Internet of Things
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Internet of Things as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Internet of Things.

Salary trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Internet of Things over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet of Things within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +43 310 £50,000 -9.09% 22
UK excluding London -2 193 £45,000 -14.29% 10
London +43 128 £70,000 +16.67% 12
South East +10 60 £50,000 -9.09% 3
East of England -3 46 £42,500 -15.00% 4
North of England +26 39 £42,500 -29.17%
North West - 26 £45,000 -
South West -6 22 £57,500 +9.52% 3
Midlands +27 13 £45,000 -14.29%
Yorkshire +28 12 £42,500 -29.17%
Scotland -4 10 £40,000 -5.88%
West Midlands -5 9 £45,000 -18.18%
East Midlands +36 4 £35,000 +30.11%
Wales - 2 £51,250 -
North East +8 1 £35,000 -46.15%
Northern Ireland - 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Internet of Things also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Internet of Things.

1 305 (92.15%) Internet
2 125 (37.76%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (25.08%) Java
4 82 (24.77%) Degree
5 77 (23.26%) Big Data
6 65 (19.64%) Linux
7 58 (17.52%) Amazon AWS
8 57 (17.22%) Python
9 52 (15.71%) JavaScript
9 52 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
10 48 (14.50%) Software Engineering
11 47 (14.20%) Scrum
12 46 (13.90%) TDD
13 43 (12.99%) NoSQL
14 41 (12.39%) MongoDB
14 41 (12.39%) Computer Science
15 39 (11.78%) C++
15 39 (11.78%) Analytics
16 38 (11.48%) Docker
16 38 (11.48%) Cloud Computing
17 36 (10.88%) C#
18 35 (10.57%) Test Automation
19 34 (10.27%) SQL
20 33 (9.97%) Wireless
21 32 (9.67%) Finance
21 32 (9.67%) Windows
21 32 (9.67%) Git (software)
22 31 (9.37%) OO
22 31 (9.37%) Project Management
23 30 (9.06%) DevOps

Internet of Things
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (6.34%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (3.32%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.81%) Confluence
3 6 (1.81%) nginx
3 6 (1.81%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.51%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.21%) CMS
6 3 (0.91%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.91%) IIS
7 2 (0.60%) JBoss
8 1 (0.30%) Apache
8 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.30%) Drupal
8 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.30%) SAS
8 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.21%) Chatbot
1 4 (1.21%) InVision
2 2 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.30%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.30%) Magento
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.30%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 58 (17.52%) Amazon AWS
2 52 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (11.48%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (4.83%) GitHub
5 14 (4.23%) PaaS
6 9 (2.72%) IaaS
7 8 (2.42%) Amazon EMR
8 7 (2.11%) Amazon Kinesis
8 7 (2.11%) OpenShift
9 6 (1.81%) Office 365
10 5 (1.51%) Bluemix
10 5 (1.51%) IBM Cloud
11 4 (1.21%) Force.com
12 3 (0.91%) SaaS
12 3 (0.91%) Serverless
13 2 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.60%) npm
14 1 (0.30%) Azure Active Directory
14 1 (0.30%) Boomi
14 1 (0.30%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 305 (92.15%) Internet
2 33 (9.97%) Wireless
3 17 (5.14%) Ethernet
3 17 (5.14%) MQTT
4 16 (4.83%) Wi-Fi
5 14 (4.23%) LTE
6 13 (3.93%) AMQP
7 12 (3.63%) Radio Access Network
8 11 (3.32%) BGP
8 11 (3.32%) IPv4
9 9 (2.72%) Unified Communications
10 8 (2.42%) 4G
11 7 (2.11%) Firewall
11 7 (2.11%) LAN
12 6 (1.81%) Network Security
12 6 (1.81%) RFID
12 6 (1.81%) TCP/IP
12 6 (1.81%) ZigBee
13 5 (1.51%) 3G
13 5 (1.51%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (23.26%) Big Data
2 43 (12.99%) NoSQL
3 41 (12.39%) MongoDB
4 19 (5.74%) MySQL
5 15 (4.53%) SQL Server
6 11 (3.32%) Relational Database
7 10 (3.02%) Hadoop
7 10 (3.02%) HBase
7 10 (3.02%) Redis
8 7 (2.11%) Amazon Redshift
8 7 (2.11%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (2.11%) BigQuery
8 7 (2.11%) Blockchain
9 6 (1.81%) Apache Hive
9 6 (1.81%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.51%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.21%) MariaDB
11 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 32 (9.67%) Git (software)
2 13 (3.93%) JIRA
3 12 (3.63%) Bitbucket
4 10 (3.02%) Jenkins
4 10 (3.02%) Maven
5 9 (2.72%) JBehave
6 8 (2.42%) Cucumber
6 8 (2.42%) Selenium
7 6 (1.81%) PhpStorm
7 6 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.51%) Jasmine
8 5 (1.51%) MSTest
8 5 (1.51%) NUnit
8 5 (1.51%) Subversion
8 5 (1.51%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.51%) WebDriver
9 4 (1.21%) GNU Toolchain
9 4 (1.21%) Microsoft Blend
9 4 (1.21%) MSI
9 4 (1.21%) WiX
General
1 32 (9.67%) Finance
2 29 (8.76%) Retail
3 25 (7.55%) Electronics
4 23 (6.95%) Telecoms
5 19 (5.74%) Marketing
6 12 (3.63%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.42%) Games
8 5 (1.51%) Billing
8 5 (1.51%) German Language
9 4 (1.21%) Advertising
9 4 (1.21%) Banking
10 3 (0.91%) Automotive
10 3 (0.91%) French Language
10 3 (0.91%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.60%) Legal
11 2 (0.60%) Local Government
12 1 (0.30%) Law
12 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.30%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 101 (30.51%) Developer
2 61 (18.43%) Architect
3 39 (11.78%) Java Developer
4 23 (6.95%) Consultant
5 22 (6.65%) Software Engineer
5 22 (6.65%) Systems Architect
6 18 (5.44%) .NET Developer
6 18 (5.44%) Senior Developer
6 18 (5.44%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (5.14%) C# Developer
8 16 (4.83%) Software Developer
9 14 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (3.63%) Cloud Developer
10 12 (3.63%) Tester
11 11 (3.32%) Analyst
11 11 (3.32%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 11 (3.32%) Graduate
12 10 (3.02%) Designer
12 10 (3.02%) Embedded Engineer
13 9 (2.72%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (8.46%) JSON
2 26 (7.85%) .NET
3 20 (6.04%) AngularJS
4 18 (5.44%) HTML
4 18 (5.44%) Web Services
5 16 (4.83%) CSS
6 15 (4.53%) Spring
7 14 (4.23%) Node.js
8 13 (3.93%) XML
8 13 (3.93%) XMPP
9 12 (3.63%) ASP.NET
9 12 (3.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (3.63%) React
10 11 (3.32%) .NET Core
10 11 (3.32%) REST
11 9 (2.72%) Drools
11 9 (2.72%) HTML5
12 7 (2.11%) Django
12 7 (2.11%) jQuery
12 7 (2.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.39%) Computer Science
2 26 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (7.25%) User Experience
4 23 (6.95%) Smart Home
5 20 (6.04%) Mobile App
6 18 (5.44%) Management Information System
7 17 (5.14%) Machine to Machine
7 17 (5.14%) Smart Energy
8 16 (4.83%) Digital Media
9 15 (4.53%) Data Structures
10 14 (4.23%) Embedded Systems
10 14 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
11 13 (3.93%) Algorithms
11 13 (3.93%) Robotics
12 10 (3.02%) Clustering
13 9 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (2.72%) Smart City
14 8 (2.42%) Data Centre
15 6 (1.81%) Industrial Internet of Things
15 6 (1.81%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 65 (19.64%) Linux
2 32 (9.67%) Windows
3 18 (5.44%) Unix
4 7 (2.11%) Android
5 6 (1.81%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.51%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.21%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.21%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 4 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.91%) CentOS
8 3 (0.91%) Fedora
9 2 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.60%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (37.76%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (14.50%) Software Engineering
3 47 (14.20%) Scrum
4 46 (13.90%) TDD
5 39 (11.78%) Analytics
6 35 (10.57%) Test Automation
7 31 (9.37%) OO
7 31 (9.37%) Project Management
8 30 (9.06%) DevOps
9 29 (8.76%) Multithreading
10 27 (8.16%) E-Commerce
10 27 (8.16%) TOGAF
11 26 (7.85%) Open Source
12 24 (7.25%) Machine Learning
13 22 (6.65%) BDD
14 21 (6.34%) Kanban
14 21 (6.34%) MVC
15 20 (6.04%) Data Analytics
16 18 (5.44%) Prototyping
17 17 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 83 (25.08%) Java
2 57 (17.22%) Python
3 52 (15.71%) JavaScript
4 39 (11.78%) C++
5 36 (10.88%) C#
6 34 (10.27%) SQL
7 29 (8.76%) C
8 20 (6.04%) Bash Shell
9 13 (3.93%) PHP
10 10 (3.02%) Scala
11 8 (2.42%) Perl
12 6 (1.81%) Embedded C
12 6 (1.81%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.51%) ES6
13 5 (1.51%) Go
14 4 (1.21%) Embedded C++
14 4 (1.21%) Ruby
14 4 (1.21%) XAML
15 3 (0.91%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.91%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 82 (24.77%) Degree
2 23 (6.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (3.63%) CISSP
4 9 (2.72%) PhD
5 8 (2.42%) CCNP
5 8 (2.42%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (2.42%) CISM
5 8 (2.42%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.11%) CISA
6 7 (2.11%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.81%) CISMP
7 6 (1.81%) CRISC
7 6 (1.81%) SANS
8 5 (1.51%) Master's Degree
9 4 (1.21%) CCDA
9 4 (1.21%) CCDP
9 4 (1.21%) CCIE
9 4 (1.21%) CCNA
9 4 (1.21%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.53%) QA
2 13 (3.93%) PCI DSS
3 12 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (3.02%) GDPR
5 6 (1.81%) ISO 22301
6 3 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.91%) SLA
7 2 (0.60%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.60%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.30%) COBIT
8 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (11.48%) Docker
2 14 (4.23%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (2.42%) Firmware
4 7 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (1.51%) Active Directory
6 4 (1.21%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.30%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.30%) iptables
7 1 (0.30%) LXC
7 1 (0.30%) Varnish
7 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.30%) vSphere
7 1 (0.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (5.44%) Puppet
2 16 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (2.11%) Ansible
4 3 (0.91%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.60%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.30%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.30%) Kibana
6 1 (0.30%) logstash
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.30%) SCCM
6 1 (0.30%) SCOM
6 1 (0.30%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (5.44%) Microsoft
2 17 (5.14%) Sigfox
3 15 (4.53%) IBM
4 11 (3.32%) VMware
5 10 (3.02%) SAP
6 9 (2.72%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.42%) Juniper
8 7 (2.11%) Cisco
8 7 (2.11%) hybris
9 6 (1.81%) Atlassian
10 5 (1.51%) Oracle
11 4 (1.21%) Blue Coat
11 4 (1.21%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.21%) F5
11 4 (1.21%) Palo Alto
11 4 (1.21%) RightScale
11 4 (1.21%) Splunk
11 4 (1.21%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.91%) MuleSoft
12 3 (0.91%) Tableau